PENGUINS BEGIN ROAD TRIP TUESDAY IN TAMPA BAY
The weather might be wintry in Pittsburgh, but the Penguins are enjoying sunny skies in Florida.
The Penguins head to the Sunshine State to start a three-game road trip. The Penguins play the first of those contests Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7:30 p.m., while 105.9 The X will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 7 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on pittsburghpenguins.com as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 105.9 The X and the Penguins Radio Network. Join in the conversation with host Bob Grove by calling the Penn Telecom toll-free line at 1-866-922-2874.
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The game marks the conclusion of a home-and-home series between the two teams. The Lightning posted a 3-2 overtime shootout victory in Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Penguins 19-year-old center Sidney Crosby had two points against Tampa Bay on Sunday, including a highlight-reel, full-extension diving goal with less than five seconds left in the second period.
The outburst boosted his NHL-leading points total to 64 (20+44) in 37 games. Atlanta’s Marian Hossa is second with 58 points (26+32) in 44 games. In addition, Crosby’s 44 assists lead the NHL.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin leads all NHL rookies in scoring with 40 points (19+21) in 36 games. Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar is second with 37 points (11+26) in 44 games.
In addition, the rosters for the NHL All-Star Game will be announced at 9 p.m. during the first intermission of the Red Wings-Avalanche game on Versus.
The Penguins return to action Wednesday against the Panthers in Sunrise, Fla.